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Pay what you want ringtones offered

Pay what you want ringtones offered

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Taking a leaf out of Radiohead's book, RCP Tones' latest mobile phone ringtone album is being offered on a "pay what you want" basis. The "Electronic Ringtones Volume 1", a collection of 45 tones recorded on recorded vintage synthesizers, is said to be... >>

MSN Music offers mobile downloads

MSN Music offers mobile downloads

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Microsoft has launched a new music download service on its MSN Mobile portal for UK consumers. The site offers downloads of full tracks, "Realtones" and music videos from thousands of major artists as well as up and coming stars for consumers with internet-enabled... >>

Telefonica does music downloads deal with IODA

Telefonica does music downloads deal with IODA

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Telefonica and IODA have announced a worldwide partnership that will make IODA's catalog of independent music available to its users in 24 countries. Telefonica, parent company of O2, and an official Apple operator partner for the iPhone, will make IODA's... >>

O2 to offer exclusive Indiana Jones mobile content

O2 to offer exclusive Indiana Jones mobile content

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As Indiana Jones takes to the big screen for a new adventure on 22 May, O2 has partnered with Samsung to offer its customers exclusive access to mobile content from "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull". All O2 fans of the Indy films can... >>

Phone industry investigated over download prices

Phone industry investigated over download prices

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Rising complaints have prompted an investigation into the money being charged for premium-rate services for mobile phone users. The prices for ringtones, downloads and games provided by the £350m-a-year premium-rate industry will now be scrutinised by... >>

Jamster's got exclusive Simpsons gubbins for your mobile phone

Jamster's got exclusive Simpsons gubbins for your mobile phone

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Mobile phone subscription service Jamster is getting some exclusive Simpsons content in the UK, no doubt to celebrate the release of The Simpsons Movie at the end of July. Simpsons fans can get voicetones of Homer's classic phrases such as "Woo-hoo!"... >>

Chinese mobile capable of 120 decibel ringtones

Chinese mobile capable of 120 decibel ringtones

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The QKphone 911, manufactured in China, is capable of playing music and ringtones at an ear-splitting 120 decibels. This level of sound, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica, is recognised as the threshold of pain. It manages this incredible noise... >>

Singtones creates a ringtone from your voice

Singtones creates a ringtone from your voice

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If you thought the Crazy Frog ringtone was annoying, just wait until Singtones catches on. The new website lets people record themselves singing into their phone in time to a backing track sent by Singtones. The software then synchs the voice to the track,... >>

Over the air music downloads to increase in the next five years

Over the air music downloads to increase in the next five years

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Mobile music revenue is to shift away from ringtones and be generated more by over the air music downloads, according to analysts. The latest report from Jupiter Research shows that annual mobile music revenues will reach $14 billion world-wide by 2011,... >>

Mozzy Tones alert kids to their mobile without adults hearing it

Mozzy Tones alert kids to their mobile without adults hearing it

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Earlier this year, Swindon installed devices that emit a high-pitched ultra sonic tone that only young people under the age of about 20 around problem areas of the town to deter anti-social behaviour. It was hailed as a great success, except that teenagers... >>